Specimen Information

Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus
(pirapatinga, red-bellied pacu)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159192
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountySmith
LocalityLake Tyler (19 km S of Tyler)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Angelina
HUC8 Number12020004
HUC10 NameWest Mud Creek-Mud Creek
HUC10 Number1202000401
HUC12 NameGilley Creek-Mud Creek
HUC12 Number120200040103
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13707
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2001
Title:Fish Records: Water Body - All Tackle.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Issue:April 24, 2001
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14866
Author:Knight, S.
Date:2005
Title:Unusual catch.
Publisher:Tyler Morning Telegraph
Issue:August 24
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3.09 lbs; 15.5 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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